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The Road To Oscar Annual Series
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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016
"The 100 Year Old Man" Earns Place Alongside "The Revenant," "Mad Max" In Oscar Derby
The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road top this year’s field of Oscar nominations with a dozen and 10, respectively. Yet in the Makeup and Hairstyling category, they are vying with a deserving yet lower profile film that has but one Academy Award...
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Creating Different Worlds: "Mad Max: Fury Road," "The Revenant," "Spotlight," "Carol" and "Amy"
It’s been reported that John Seale, ASC, ACS came out of retirement to shoot director/co-writer George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, but the cinematographer regards that as “a running joke.” Seale quipped, “I’ve ‘...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Exploring Sounds of The Heart and Soul In "The Revenant"
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
Insights Into The Lensing of "Room," "The Danish Girl"
Oscar prognostications largely saw Room (A24 Films) reserved for no more than a leading actress nomination based on the strength of the performance delivered by Brie Larson. However one of the...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016
"Room" Director Continues An Awards Tradition: The Discrepancy Between DGA and Oscar Nominations
Most years there is at least one difference between the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominees. In fact only five times in the 68 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016
Editorial Perspectives On "Joy," "Trumbo," "The Hateful Eight"
There’s an Academy Award pedigree to the four editors behind director/writer/producer David O. Russell’s Joy (Twentieth Century Fox): Tom Cross, ACE, the Best Editing Oscar winner last year...
Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015
"The Revenant" Marks Jack Fisk’s 1st Collaboration With Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Two close collaborative relationships yielded the opportunity for production designer Jack Fisk to work for the first time with Oscar-winning (Birdman) director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, the project being...
Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015
Director, Editor Perspectives On "Suffragette,' "Sicario"
Among the early breakthroughs in director Sarah Gavron’s career were earning a BAFTA Best New Director TV Award for This Little Life, and later on the feature front being a BAFTA nominee for Most Promising Newcomer on the strength of Brick Lane,...
Friday, Dec. 18, 2015
Directors Share Insights Into "The Danish Girl," "Spotlight," "The Big Short" and "Concussion"
Tom Hooper won an Academy Award and the DGA Award in 2011 for directing The King’s Speech which was nominated for 12 Oscars, also winning for Best Picture, Best Actor (Colin Firth) and Best Original Screenplay (David Seidler). The accolades continued for...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015
DP Yves Bélanger Discusses "Brooklyn," Collaborating With Director John Crowley
Shortly after shooting Wild, which earned him a Golden Frog nomination last year from Camerimage, cinematographer Yves Bélanger, CSC, said he got a phone call for a feature also chronicling a woman’s journey of self-discovery, but far different from ...